Matt Robinson profile picture Matt Robinson 2 years ago 42

Can A Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Beat A Dodge Challenger Hellcat In A Straight Line?

There's no doubt that the ZL1 will be the faster car on track, but what about in a drag race - can its lower weight figure make up the power deficit to the Hellcat?

Remind me later

The result of this drag race from Hennessey aside, which one of these horsepower-heavy slices of ‘Murica would you rather have? The 697bhp Hellcat is a more traditional point and squirt muscle car, whereas the lighter, 640bhp ZL1 pays a lot more attention to the handling department. Accelerates pretty quickly, too…